Bringing Out the Best in Teachers: What Effective Principals Do
"Reading this book is like having a conversation with several great colleagues sharing their ideas and expertise. The ideas and suggestions are clear, relevant, and doable. This book is inspiring!"
Teachers reveal how principals can empower them to perform their best!
What strategies do great principals use to influence teachers, students, and classroom instruction? This best-selling book by Joseph Blase and Peggy C. Kirby, now in its third edition, provides the answers from the teachers themselves.
New material in this revised edition compares the authors′ original research findings with recent literature on transformational leadership, school productivity, and adult learning, as well as the ISLLC and ELCC standards. Such comparisons underscore the continued timeliness and timelessness of this teacher′s-eye view of effective school leadership. The book offers strategies and related practices that allow leaders to
Ideal for experienced or aspiring school principals, this enlightening and compact resource provides invaluable perspectives on how to motivate and inspire classroom teachers.
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... school principals whose goals and strategies of influence are inconsistent with school goals and teachers' professional norms and expectations. When teachers' and principals' purposes and strategies are incongruent, a climate is created ...
... school life. Yet, empirical research provides few detailed pictures of the everyday social and behavioral dynamics ... goals. These researchers reported more than 100 such effective principal behaviors. Bossert et al. (1982) contributed ...
... goals, working to keep faculty morale high, and establishing an orderly environment, that enhance school climate. Other leadership behaviors—developing school goals, securing resources for programs, evaluating curricular programs—were ...
... school effects (Leithwood & Jantzi, 2000). We can conclude, then, that our commitment to enhancing leadership as a ... goals that represent shared values and beliefs. Unlike transactional leadership which is based on an exchange ...
... goals. Burns views leadership as a moral enterprise. Bass (1985, 1988, 1990) first operationalized Burns's ... school climate, and student achievement (Leithwood et al., 1996b, 2004a, 2004b). Leithwood's conceptualization includes ...
CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES